In accordance with arrangements
approved by Her Majesty the Queen, Sunday 14th November
will be observed, as Remembrance Day and a combined
Civilian/Military ceremony of remembrance will be held at The Cross
of Sacrifice at noon.
His Excellency the Governor and
Commander-in-Chief will lead the Service and on his arrival, His
Excellency will read the Bidding. This will be followed by the
observance of the two minutes silence (to be signalled by a salvo of
guns at its beginning and end). The sounding of the Last Post, the
laying of wreaths and a short nondenominational service will follow.
The ceremony will conclude with the sounding of Reveille and the
National Anthem. In line with practice at the Cenotaph, all present
are invited to join in singing the Anthem.
Wreaths may be obtained on
application to The Hon Secretary of the Gibraltar Poppy Day Fund Mr
S Levy, MBE ED JP FSVA, (Tel 77789/42818). It will be appreciated if
as much advance information as possible could be given of
requirements. Wreaths may be collected from the back entrance to The
Convent on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th November
from 10.00 am until noon. The cost of the wreaths is £25.00 and
cheques should be made payable to The Gibraltar Poppy Day Appeal
Medals and decorations may be worn
with civilian dress by all those entitled to do so. They may also be
worn by relatives of the dead.